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100-600 times more mercury coming off of dental amalgams than the American Dental Association claims
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In the attached video, Boyd Haley, PhD, a biochemist and chemist and retired Professor of Chemistry from the University of Kentucky who has been studying the toxic effects of mercury since 1987, tells that the amount of mercury vapor coming off of mercury fillings / dental amalgams is 133 to 666 times more than what the American Dental Association is telling us.
He tells that in 2000 (when he was 60-years-old), that he was a sick person and could feel his health declining badly (due to suffering from mercury toxicity from his dental amalgams.)
The exact same thing happened to me.
4 mcg to 20 mcg of Mercury Released per Amalgam per Day vs 0.03 mcg Claimed by the American Dental Association
In the attached video, Boyd Haley, PhD notes that the American Dental Association says that only 0.03 mcg of mercury comes off of each dental amalgam, but the actual amount is 4 mcg (for older type amalgams) to 20 mcg (for the newer high-copper amalgams).
The American Dental Association is Lying to Us and Must Continue Telling This Lie or They Would Cease to Exist
In other words, the American Dental Association is lying to us!
They have been lying to us for 150 years!
They used to claim that no mercury vapor came off of mercury fillings / dental amalgams, but now they say that it is only a tiny amount and that this amount is harmless.
But this is a huge lie!
I now realize that the American Dental Association has no choice.
They must continue telling this lie.
If they admitted the truth, this would lead to one of the biggest lawsuits in the history of the world.
If they admitted the truth, they would cease to exist!
So in order to survive, they must continue telling this lie… forever!
Boyd Haley Found Out About the Toxic Amounts of Mercury Being Released from Dental Amalgams from the IAOMT in 2000
Boyd Haley, PhD notes that the IAOMT (The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology), a group of dentists who have been talking about the dangers of mercury fillings / dental amalgams since 1984, opened his eyes to this in 2000 when they measure the amount of mercury vapor coming out of his mouth.
Their dentists have been trained on how to safely remove dental amalgams.
Why I Am Interested In This:
I have not felt well for the last 4 years.
I have not felt well for the last 4 years.
It felt like there was something physically wrong with me.
I kept feeling worse and worse until, 9 months ago (in August 2015), I felt so horrible that I said, “I have to figure out what is causing this or it is going to kill me.”
An Eye-Opening Moment on Oct 31, 2015
On Oct 31, 2015, I did a Google search for mercury and insomnia, and found an article by Mark Hyman, MD who said that some years ago he had anxiety, depression, insomnia, food allergies, digestive problems, muscular weakness, had difficulty thinking, and he found out he had mercury toxicity from a mouthful of mercury fillings / dental amalgams and from other sources.
I said, “This sounds exactly like me!”
This sent me on a journey to find out everything I could about mercury toxicity and how to get it out of my body.
850 Hours of Research So Far on Mercury Toxicity
As of early-May 2016, I have spent over 850 hours researching mercury toxicity, listening to every lecture and interview that I can find of Boyd Haley, PhD, retired professor of Chemistry from the University of Kentucky who has been studying the issue of mercury toxicity since 1987; Chris Shade, PhD from Quicksilver Scientific, who developed a mercury test to separate out the different forms of mercury and developed a mercury detox program; Dietrich Klinghardt, MD, PhD who has been helping people detox from mercury, lead and other heavy metals for 30 years; Sherri Tenpenny, DO who has been studying the problems with vaccines since 2000 (16 years at this point) and has written a book about this called Saying No to Vaccines: A Resource Guide for All Ages; and Suzanne Humphries, MD who has been studying the problems with vaccines since about 2011 and has written a book about this called Dissolving Illusions: Disease, Vaccines, and The Forgotten History.
A Mouthful of Dental Amalgams for More Than 40 Years
I had a mouthful of mercury fillings / dental amalgams for more than 40 years—15 or more; I had 5 gold crowns covering up teeth with multiple amalgams which is why I am not sure of the exact number.
Mercury Tri-Test Reveals Toxic Amounts of Mercury in My Body
I had a Mercury Tri-Test from QuickSilver Scientific which separates out the different forms of mercury in our bodies based on a test of hair, blood and urine, and I found out that I had very high levels of mercury from both dental amalgams (inorganic mercury)—at the 90th percentile compared to others who have had this test done—and very high levels of mercury from sushi and fish (methylmercury)—well above the 95th percentile compare to others who have had this test done—although both forms of mercury can switch from one form to another form in certain situations.
I Had 14 Symptoms Related to Mercury Toxicity, Some Going Back 29 Years
I have identified 14 symptoms, some of which I have had for at least 29 years (since 1987), which all can be caused by mercury toxicity.
These symptoms include:
- Anxiety, which is now gone. (At the bottom of this article, I explain how mercury causes anxiety.)
- Insomnia (The anxiety / restlessness caused the insomnia. Many nights I laid awake all night long. I have not slept well for about 20 years, but I am sleeping much better now after having my mercury fillings removed 2.5 months ago and going through a mercury detox program and going to a far infrared sauna for the past 5 months to help sweat out mercury—3 days a week for the first month, and then just about every day for the past 4 months.)
- Depression (The insomnia led to depression, which is now gone.)
- Food allergies which I have had since 1987, which are BETTER now after having my mercury fillings removed. For example, I can now eat eggs which I could not before.
- Digestive problems / gut irritation which I have had since 1987, which is MUCH better now. (At the bottom of this article I explain how mercury fillings / dental amalgams can cause gut irritation and food allergies.)
- Muscular weakness / lack of stamina which is a little better, but has not returned to normal yet and may not until I get all the mercury out of my body which may take a year or two according to Chris Shade, PhD.
Mercury inhibits production of ATP, the universal energy molecule according to Boyd Haley, PhD. (Dietrich Klinghardt, MD, PhD says that scientists have never found an enzyme that mercury cannot inhibit.)
Rats injected with a small amount of methylmercury (which comes mostly from fish, and is less toxic than inorganic mercury which comes mostly from dental amalgams) every second day for 6 weeks, could only swim for 7 minutes on average compared to over 180 minutes for the controls as noted in Chapter 29: Chronic Fatigue from the book “Mercury Poisoning: The Undiagnosed epidemic” (2013).
In 2002, Stuart Nunnally, DDS from Marble Falls, Texas, who had been athletic his entire life and was an avid triathlete (doing triathlons), developed muscular weakness and was told that he might have ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig’s disease), but it turned out that he had severe mercury toxicity. He said that it took him 3.5 years to get all of the mercury out of his body, and he started doing triathlons again when he finally recovered… so there is hope! He tells the story of what happened to him in an interview that Amy Myers, MD did with him that is posted here. He tells his story starting at 6-minutes into the interview. In the interview, Stuart Nunnally says, “At that time, things looked so bleak for me.” He also says, “I was looking for help and I was looking for hope.” It is the same way that I felt a short time ago. Nine (9) minutes into the interview, Amy Myers, MD says that she, too, had mercury toxicity.
- Thyroid problems / low body temperature / feeling cold which is MUCH better now. Mercury inhibits the enzyme that converts T4 thyroid hormone into T3.
- Loss of appetite including rapid weight loss of 20 lbs in a month which I experienced in August 2015 during which time I had to force myself to eat. This was the same time when all of the severe symptoms started such as the intensified anxiety and complete insomnia on many nights. My appetite is back to normal now.
- Peripheral neuropathy experienced as a numbness under the ball of my left foot which I still have.
- Tremor in my right hand such as while picking up a small cup to drink water or using a dropper. The tremor is now gone.
- Decreased sense of smell which I did not even realize I had until my sense of smell started to increase, which is MUCH better now.
- Difficulty thinking / it felt like my brain was not working correctly which is MUCH better now, thank goodness.
- Sensitivity to sound which is now back to normal. At the time, I looked into getting soundproof windows installed in my house because the sound of cars driving seemed so loud.
- Frequent urination which is now gone.
I Had All My Amalgams Removed in Feb 2016
Two and a half months ago, in mid-Feb 2016, I had all of my dental amalgams removed and am going through a mercury detox program from Quicksilver Scientific , and I go to the sauna just about every day to help sweat mercury out of my body.
I Continue to Feel Better, But It May Take 1-2 Years to Get All of the Mercury Out of My Body
I continue to feel better and better, although it may take a year or two to get all of the mercury out of my body according to Chris Shade, PhD from Quicksilver Scientific.
I Will Have Another Mercury Test Done in a Couple Months
I am going to have another Mercury Tri-Test done in a couple of months to determine my progress.
You Should Only Have Your Amalgams Removed by a Dentist Who Has Been Trained How To Do This Safely
If you decide to have your mercury fillings / dental amalgams removed (like I did), please find a dentist who has been trained on how to do this safely.
It is my understanding that it involves using a rubber dam, putting a vacuum above the rubber dam, another vacuum below the rubber dam, and drilling in such a way as to minimize the amount of mercury vapor that is produced while removing the amalgams.
I was under Intravenous Conscious Sedation while my mercury fillings / dental amalgams were removed, so I was basically asleep during the multi-hour procedure which was wonderful.
Having Your Amalgams Removed By the Wrong Dentist Can Make Your Symptoms Worse
My guess is that every dentist thinks they know how to safely remove amalgams, but this is simply not true.
If it is not done correctly, it can make your symptoms worse!
Chris Shade, PhD noted that his secretary had high levels of inorganic mercury (from dental amalgams) in her blood, and had all of her amalgams removed by a regular “drill and fill dentist”, as Chris Shade referred to this dentist, and her levels of inorganic mercury in her blood increase 4-fold and it took 6 months to get them down even with the help of Chris Shade who is one of the leading experts on how to get mercury out of the body!
Chris Shade said, “It was really, really bad!”
He has also said that many people have told him that they felt worse after they had their mercury fillings were removed (because it was not done by a dentist who has been specifically trained on how to do this safely.)
So please make sure that you only go to someone who has been trained in how to safely remove amalgams so that it does not make your symptoms worse.
Search for a Dentist Who Has Been Trained How to Do this
You can search for a dentist who knows how to safely remove dental amalgams on the IAOMT’s website.
Today I Feel Better Than I Have in 4 Years!
Today, Sunday, May 8, 2016, I feel better than I have in 4 years!
I am thrilled about it.
I Have Been Taking Much Higher Doses of Chlorella (and Liposomal Glutathione) For the Past Couple of Weeks
One thing that seems to have helped me considerably is that for the past couple of weeks, I increased my dose of chlorella dramatically.
I had been taking 6 tablets (250 mg each) of chlorella, twice a day, 30 minutes before meals.
Starting a couple of weeks ago, I increased my dose of chlorella dramatically, and started taking 6 tablets every 2 hours, including multiple times in the middle of the night (whenever I would wake up).
I increased my dose of chlorella for several reasons.
First, chlorella is an intestinal binder.
It binds to mercury in the intestines and carries it out of the body.
Mercury is released into the small intestines, but if there is nothing there to bind to it and carry it out of the body, it will be reabsorbed.
This is referred to as re-toxification.
Dietrich Klinghardt, MD, PhD, who has been helping people detox from mercury, lead and other heavy metals for 30 years, has written that, when detoxing from mercury, if you do not feel well while taking chlorella, that you need to take more chlorella, not less.
He has also said that Swiss mothers of autistic children have had a very high success rate—86% cure rate—in curing autistic children of their autism by using very high doses of chlorella—120 tablets or more per day— which helps to get the mercury out of their children’s bodies.
A one-minute audio of Dietrich Klinghardt, MD, PhD talking about this is posted here.
Note: In the audio, he says that the mother uses 80 to 120 tablets, but in written material—“Practical Solutions for Autism Recovery” from the newsletter Explore For the Professional, Vol. 16, No. 4, July 2007—Dr. Klinghardt notes that the dose is 120 tablets or more, saying, “Children often love chewing the chlorella tablets, says Dr. Klinghardt. The more the better. Swiss mothers have reported complete resolution over 12 months of their children’s autism by giving 120 or more tablets of chlorella daily.”—first paragraph, column 1, page 3
The same thing is reported in the 2006 PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Klinghardt posted here. (Page 11, top slide.)
It is usually recommended to be taken in divided doses, 3 or 4 times per day 30 minutes before meals, but I decided to try taking it every two hours so that there is a more constant supply of chlorella in the gut to absorb any mercury that is dumped into the small intestines throughout the day.
Yes, Mercury Causes Autism in Susceptible Children
Yes, mercury from vaccines and other sources causes autism and all kinds of other problems in susceptible children—the evidence from Boyd Haley, PhD and Sherri TenPenny, DO and Suzanne Humphries, MD and others is overwhelming when you look at it—even though the FDA and CDC and Institute of Medicine (IOM) claims that there is no evidence for this, but just like the lie that the American Dental Association has been telling us forever about how dental amalgams are safe and don’t cause any problems, the FDA and CDC and IOM must also continue telling the lie that vaccines are safe and effective or they would lose all credibility, it would open the door for a huge lawsuit for anyone who has ever been vaccinated, and people would stop all vaccines, which I have come to believe would be a good thing.
But this article is about the dangers of mercury fillings / dental amalgams, so I will leave it at that for now.
I Also Take 200 mg of Liposomal Glutathione With Chlorella
Every time I take chlorella, I also take 200 mg (4 pumps) of QuickSilver Scientific’s liposomal glutathione.
Two molecules of glutathione is necessary to grab onto mercury and carry it out of the body, although Boyd Haley, PhD has said that glutathione given intravenously, and I assume taken as an oral liposome as well, does NOT get into cells where mercury is at, however, this product has definitely made me feel better.
In fact, this was the first product that made me feel better back in Dec 2015, when I finally increased my dose from 100 mg (2 pumps) several times during the night, to 200 mg (4 pumps) several times during the night, which allowed me to get some sleep.
How Mercury Causes Anxiety
Here is my guess as to how mercury causes anxiety.
Mercury inhibits the enzyme glutamine synthetase as noted by Boyd Haley, PhD.
This enzyme converts the amino acid glutamate into glutamine.
Inhibition of this enzyme increases levels of glutamate.
“Glutamate and Aspartate Are the Major Excitatory Transmitters in the Brain” notes the book Basic Neurochemistry: 6th edition.
They note that “at low concentrations [glutamate and aspartate] excite virtually every neuron in the [central nervous system].”
Therefore, my guess is that mercury-induced anxiety, as well as the insomnia, is likely to be caused by the elevated levels of glutamate caused by inhibition of the enzyme glutamine synthetase.
Here is another reason I say this.
Note that the book mention above says that both glutamate and aspartate are the major excitatory neurotransmitters in the brain, and both excite virtually every neuron in the central nervous system.
About 20 years ago (circa 1996), I was taking one capsule of a magnesium / potassium supplement which contained these minerals as magnesium aspartate and potassium aspartate—minerals combined with the amino acid aspartic acid to increase absorption.
When I increased my dose from one (1) capsule per day to six (6) capsules per day, I experience intense anxiety and had difficulty sleeping which I previously described here.
When I figured out that the likely cause was the increased intake of aspartate, and I stopped the supplement, my anxiety and insomnia went away very quickly.
This is why my guess is that mercury-induced anxiety and insomnia are the result of elevated levels of glutamate caused by inhibition of the enzyme glutamine synthetase.
(Interestingly, when I posted the article about magnesium aspartate and potassium aspartate causing anxiety and insomnia—which was posted on Oct 21, 2015—I was experiencing anxiety and insomnia and had laid awake many nights all night long, but at the time, I had not figured out what was causing it. It wasn’t until ten (10) days later on Oct 31, 2015 that I read the article by Mark Hyman, MD that made me realize that mercury might be causing these problems and many more.)
How Mercury Fillings Can Causes Gut Irritation and Food Allergies
Here is how mercury fillings can cause gut irritation and food allergies as explained by Chris Shade, PhD.
A corrosion product (think of it like rust) comes off of mercury fillings that leaks down into the gut.
This corrosion product can irritate the lining of the intestines, cause leaky gut syndrome and lead to food allergies.
Update May 15, 2016:
Excuse this technical description, but Boyd Haley, PhD says that the way that mercury and thimerosal causes leaky gut syndrome, Crohn’s disease and other inflammatory diseases is by increasing an enzyme called matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) which is involved in numerous inflammatory diseases including the ones just mentioned, and it chews up collagen and connective tissue which leads to leaky gut syndrome, which leads to food allergies and can also cause Crohn’s disease in some people.
Haley also notes that this protein (MMP) is also activated in Alzheimer’s and cancer.
(Haley also gives very convincing evidence that mercury, at the very least, is a contributing factor in Alzheimer’s Disease, and may be THE CAUSE of Alzheimer’s Disease. I will post another article about this.)
Haley also notes that this is the only enzyme that has been found which is increased by mercury. (Mercury inhibits all other enzymes that have been studied.)
For the technically-minded, a 3-minute audio of Boyd Haley talking about mercury increasing MMP leading to leaky gut syndrome, etc is posted here.
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